An employee waves her arm to demonstrate command of a 5G Mission Critical IoT wireless robotic device manufactured by SK Telecom Co at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Did you hear the one about the consultancy firm and the credit card company that developed a connected car? It turns out that it is not just the car-m(...)

A man takes a picture of Motorola Moto X smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: REUTERS/Albert Gea

The Irish made their presence felt at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), announcing multimillion-euro deals and partnerships. More than 30 Irish compa(...)

Tom Wheeler, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, announces the preservation of net neutrality. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

The US Federal Communications Commission’s historic vote to preserve net neutrality last week was the right move, even if its full impact can not be i(...)

Eric Stanton (15) of Mayfield, Cork died last Saturday after his horse entered the Glashaboy River. Photograph: Provision

A teenager who drowned after being thrown from a horse “loved life” and displayed a “dedication and commitment” that far exceeded his years, mourners (...)

CHQ: Dogpatch Labs will occupy 1,254sq m (13,500sq ft) of space there that was previously a retail store. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dogpatch Labs is moving from the Warehouse building on Barrow Street to CHQ where it will occupy 1,254sq m (13,500sq ft) of space that was previously (...)

 Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts say they have found body parts at a house in Bristol. Four men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and Becky’s stepbrother and his girlfriend have been kept in custody. Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The stepbrother of 16-year-old Becky Watts has been charged with her murder, while his girlfriend has been charged with intending to pervert the cours(...)

Former SPD politician Sebastian Edathy  in a  regional court in Verden, Germany, yesterday.  Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/AP

Senior figures in Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) have demanded the resignation from the party of a former politician who has admitted owning (...)

Trying out  Samsung Gear VR devices at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Ninety thousand executives, marketers and reporters gather in Barcelona this week for the event. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was on the charm offensive with wireless carriers and telecoms firms during his keynote address at Mobile World Co(...)

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A man suspected of robbery was shot and killed by the police in Los Angeles on Sunday during a confrontation that was captured on video in a downtown (...)

Cameras are brandished by both sides as water charge protesters gather outside the Labour Party conference in Killarney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 0:49

The campaign against water charges has become the first popular protest in Ireland to make widespread use of social media – especially video channe(...)